TEQ definition

TEQ means toxicity equivalence, the international method of relating the toxicity of various dioxin/furan congeners to the toxicity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
TEQ means toxicity equivalence, the international method of relating the toxicity of various dioxin/furan congeners to the toxicity of 2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin.
TEQ means Toxic Equivalent, being the sum total of the concentrations of each of the dioxin and furan compounds specified in the first column of the table below multiplied by their corresponding TEF specified in the second column thereof:

Examples of TEQ in a sentence

  • Ma et al., (2009) reported that TEQ PBDD/F concentrations from an e-waste recycling facility in China exceeded the TEQPCDD/F concentrations in environmental samples.

  • Regulatory limits are permit limits, except where otherwise specified in Notes.2. TEQ limits estimated by multiplying total CDD/CDF limits by ratio of TEQ to total CDD/CDF (1/42) using methodology described in 6/15/94 MACT floor memo (II-B-97).3.

  • The Scientific Committee for Food of the European Commission has proposed a temporary tolerable weekly intake of 14 pg TEQ /kg bw, while the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee onFood Additives (JECFA) has suggested a provisional tolerable monthly intake value of 70 pg TEQ /kg bw.

  • The PAHs TEQ emission factors were determined using TEFs by Larsen and Larsen (1998).Ambient air background samples were collected for each of the target pollutants.


More Definitions of TEQ

TEQ means toxicity equivalence, the international method described in 40 CFR 266, Appendix IX, section 4.0, of relating the toxicity of various dioxin/furan congeners to the toxicity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p dioxin.
TEQ s Consent" means prior written consent of TEQ which may be given subject to such terms and conditions as TEQ may see fit to impose.
TEQ means the international method of expressing toxicity equivalents for dioxins and furans as defined in U.S. EPA Interim Procedures for Estimating Risks Associated with Exposures to Mixtures of Chlorinated Dibenzo-p-dioxins and dibensofurans (CDDs and CDFs) an 1989 Update, March 1989; and
TEQ means toxicity equivalence, the international method of relating the toxicity of various dioxin/furan congeners to the toxicity of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin. U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency), 2010, Recommended Toxicity Equivalence Factors (TEFs) for Human Health Risk Assessments of 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and Dioxin-Like Compounds. Risk Assessment Forum, Washington, DC. EPA/600/R-10/005. Incorporated by reference in 370.1(e)(8)(viii).
TEQ means toxic equivalent concentration;